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Bread, Date Nut w/7-Up (D/P, TNT)
Source: "Cakes Men Like," by Benjamin Darling
Serves: 12

1 cup dates, chopped
7 ounces 7-Up or other lemon-lime carbonated beverage
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter
1 egg
1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup nuts, chopped
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 pinch salt

Bring dates and 7-Up to a boil in a saucepan, add baking soda and set aside to cool.

Add remaining ingredients; beat very well, pour into a loaf pan and bake one hour in a 350°F oven. Serve with whipped cream, (optional).

Posted by Nancy Berry

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A